Snelling Beach, Kangaroo Island.
Credit: South Australian Tourism Commission.

After Hours Care

Seeking medical help out of business hours? See your options here. In an emergency, dial 000.

Kangaroo Island Health Service provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetrics, and outpatients.

Patients may commence their stay at Kangaroo Island Health Service but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the region work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.

Emergency services provided at the KI Health Service will be covered by the public health system, depending on eligibility. Any non-urgent outpatient services (ie: GP Procedures, Mirena Insertions, onsite Aged Care facilities) will be covered by medicare Australia.

Kangaroo Island Health Service

In an emergency, please dial 000.

The Kangaroo Island Medical Clinic is open Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 4:45 pm. If you need urgent care outside of these hours, please contact the KI Health Service (hospital) by phone on 08 8553 4200. The Health Service is located at Corner Wheelton Street and The Esplanade, Kingscote SA 5223. At the KI Health Service you will be triaged by the RN and the on-call doctor will be called in if necessary.